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Break and enter closes Deh Gah School in Fort Providence, N.W.T.

Classes were cancelled at Deh Gah School in Fort Providence, N.W.T., today after the school building was broken into overnight.

Classes cancelled Wednesday while damage cleaned up

Classes were cancelled at Deh Gah School in Fort Providence, N.W.T., today after the school building was broken into overnight.

Staff arrived to work at 7 a.m. Wednesday to discover electronics had been stolen and the premises vandalized. The school's alarm system was not active during the time of the break-in.

Two iPad tablets and two iPhone 5s were stolen, two interior windows were broken and a fire extinguisher was discharged inside the building.

Deh Gah Got'ie Chief Joachim Bonnetrouge says residents are very upset about the incident.

Police say the school was closed in order to assess and correct the damage. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fort Providence RCMP at 867-699-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The school was previously broken into in August 2014, when vandals poured paint on hallways, carpets and 50 new computers. 

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